A Founding Member of Treating Pain

of chronic pain is more than 40%.”3 Thus, pain is a devastating and debilitating chronic disease that physicians, especially pain management physicians, must treat and attempt to relieve. The Pain

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Events – Nov 2019

…medicine specialist and medical director of Wellward Regenerative Medicine, stated that, “We’ve transferred an acute pain medicine into a chronic pain therapy without dealing with the underlying causes of pain.”…

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On the Frontlines of the Fight

Mazloomdoost went on to pain medicine fellowships at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. In addition to his own extensive work with pain, Mazloomdoost grew up watching his…

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes Add to Lung Disease

…cough, chest pain, and gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, and weight loss. All patients had reported using an e-cigarette, or vaping, in the days and weeks prior to becoming…

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Peace of Mind

…are complaining of pain without an identifiable physical cause. Those patients are referred to determine surgical candidacy for procedures such as spinal cord stimulation. If the pain is not physically…

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Going to Great Pains

a dual board-certified pain management specialist at Commonwealth Pain and Spine in Lexington, Kentucky. “The first question we ask is ‘How long has the pain been there and how does…

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The Scarlet Letter of Addiction

…their pain medication to addiction, and he decided to augment his skill set. In 2008, he branched out and soon obtained a board certification in addiction management. He is also…

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Significant Amendments to Kentucky’s Health Insurance Utilization Review Laws

…refers to pre-service review of a health care service for medical necessity and includes “prior authorization, step therapy, preadmission review, pretreatment review, utilization management and case management.” Read together, the…

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Teamwork and Technology in Tandem

…According to Williams, “The moonshot idea for any of the cancers that we treat is to take away the pain and suffering of surgery and replace that with the limited…

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